Hydraulics & Pneumatics Magazine July/August 2023

8 HYDRAULICS & PNEUMATICS July/August 2023 www.hpmag.co.uk NEWS New patent for rotary valve technology in the USA Domin has been granted a new patent for its rotary valve technology in the United States. The South West based hydraulic and pneumatic systems company says this is a significant milestone and further strengthens its position in the high-performance servo valve market, bolstering its existing coverage in the UK and EU. The newly awarded patent for our rotary valve technology also underscores Domin’s commitment to innovation and technological advancements in the field of hydraulic and pneumatic systems. “We are incredibly proud of the technological breakthrough represented by this new patent for our rotary valve technology in North America”, says Simon Jones, the CTO at Domin. “It is a testament to the expertise and dedication of our team at Domin. This innovative technology has revolutionised the highperformance servo valve market, offering unmatched precision, reliability, and efficiency. With this patent, we solidify our position as industry leaders and pave the way for continued advancements in hydraulic systems. We are excited to bring this cutting-edge technology to our customers, empowering them to achieve exceptional performance in their critical applications.” Domin says its rotary valve technology has changed the industry, which it says has garnered widespread recognition for its ability to optimise performance in critical applications across various sectors, including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and industrial. The new patent provides Domin with the legal framework to prevent any unauthorised manufacturing or sale of products that infringe upon this new technology within the United States. This expanded protection complements Domin’s existing coverage in the UK and EU, allowing the company to maintain its competitive edge worldwide. “Receiving this new patent is a tremendous achievement for Domin and a testament to our unwavering commitment to innovation,” said Marcus Pont, CEO of Domin. “This patent not only strengthens our position in the high-performance servo valve market, but also reinforces our dedication to providing cutting-edge solutions to our valued customers. We are proud to be at the forefront of technological advancements in the industry, setting new benchmarks for performance, reliability, and efficiency.” Domin says the latest patent reinforces its reputation as a leader in hydraulic systems, demonstrating its firm commitment to pushing boundaries and driving advancements in the hydraulics industry. The processing and packaging machinery exhibition, PPMA, will once again take place at the NEC Birmingham, between 26-28 September. This is a complete production line event with something for everyone involved in processing and packaging machinery, robotics and industrial vision systems. The show will be a representation of this fast-growing industry, featuring food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, household products and toiletries, building materials and supplies, pet care, micro-brewery and distilleries, FMCG, as well as contract packers and more. Visitors will be able to take advantage of the networking opportunities, live demonstrations, source new ideas and solutions, and meet with potential new suppliers and technical experts. Richard Little, the PPMA Show Director commented: “Between the 350+ companies exhibiting there are thousands of years of experience in packaging, processing and automation machinery. Visitors are encouraged to bring their problems and requirements to the show. There will be people in the show who know what to do and there will be plenty of machines to look at actually doing it.” The best and brightest businesses of this industry will be eager to demonstrate to visitors how they can improve their businesses with the latest and greatest technologies. Some of the companies exhibiting include Advanced Conveyor Group, BrilloPak, Clearview Imaging, Excel Packing Machinery, IDEM SAFETY Switches, Lafert Electric Motors, Mil-Tek UK Recycling & Waste Solutions, Premier Labellers, and Westrock Packaging Machinery & Automation. This is a rapidly growing industry with immense potential with exciting new products and technologies are being developed all the time; an industry that is constantly innovating and evolving. For more information: https://www.ppmashow.co.uk/visit PPMA Show set to showcase latest developments in the UK’s processing and packaging industry